21 February 2017

Fresher Project Assistant - Food Security NGO Job Careers - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)



Job Title:         Project Assistant - Food Security
Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

Job Summary: The Project Assistant - Food Security will work closely with the Food Security Project Officer to ensure project compliance to NRC SOPs and M & E frame work and the entire NRC strategies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure community mobilization and sensitization of beneficiaries is conducted in an organized manner.
  • Ensure he/she does not work in isolation from the community leaders, government structures and NRC set standards during registration and verification of beneficiaries
  • Regularly monitor cash transfers and agricultural food production activities.
  • Actively participate in distribution of project inputs in accordance with set NRC guidelines and standards.
  • Gather impact stories for program documentation and M & E reporting.
  • Actively take part in the compilation of M&E Data for the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant - Food Security job placement should hold a Diploma in Agriculture; Social sciences, developments studies and other related fields from a recognized university. Bachelor degree in Agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in implementing or supervising livelihoods related projects.
  • Previous exposure and experience with INGO in a refugee operation in Livelihoods is an added advantage.
  • Previous exposure and experience in monitoring IGA activities like small scale businesses, VSLA, FFS and other related agricultural activities.
  • Working knowledge of local culture and language (Aringa/Lugbara. Swahili/Arabic and/or Kakwa).
  • Conversant with training and facilitation skills.
  • Computer knowledge in; MS word, Excel, Power point and Internet a Must
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.


Deadline: 28th February 2017


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